Borelli's Dwarf Cichlid
Behaviour Peaceful, territorial
Typical size 5cm
Max size 6cm
Tank Area Bottom
Min Tank Size 60cm
Temp Min: 24℃ Max: 26℃
Feeding Flake, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 5-8
Hardness vs,s,m,h
Borelli's Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma borelli
  • Borelli's Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma borelli - thumbnail
  • Borelli's Dwarf Cichlid Apistogramma borelli - thumbnail

Borelli's Dwarf Cichlid

Apistogramma borelli

This attractive Dwarf Cichlid is an ideal fish for a softwater community with other small and robust fishes. Males will guard an overall territory containing several females against other males. Provide a sandy substrate with a few cave areas and some vegetation. The fish may be sensitive to some chemicals and treatments

Family Cichlidae (Cichlids) | Synonyms Apistogramma borelli, A. aequipinnis, A. reitzigi, A. rondoni, Heterogramma borellii, H. ritense, H. rondoni | Other names Umbrella Cichlid, Yellow Dwarf Cichlid | Origin South America; Paraguay River Basin | Breeding Cave spawner, females care for young | Natural Water Conditions pH 6-8, very soft to hard | Sexing Male is significantly different; larger, brighter coloured, with pointed dorsal and anal fins

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